Alexa
  • Directory of Taiwan

Janet Hsieh's Audrey Hepburn look goes viral at Taiwan's Golden Bell Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At the 56th edition of the Golden Bell Awards, the Taiwan actress Janet Hsieh (謝怡芬) graced the red carpet dressed in a creation from APUJAN's latest collection. The...

Global Taiwan Institute’s Taiwanese Film Week to screen 8 films online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Global Taiwan Institute (GTI) is hosting its second Taiwanese Film Week, an online film festival featuring eight films and documentaries that runs from Oct. 1-9. Du...

Christie's NFT auction to feature Hong Kong actor Shawn Yue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asia's first-ever online non-fungible token (NFT) auction, organized by international auction house Christie's and featuring Hong Kong celebrity Shawn Yue's (余...

Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival goes virtual

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Vancouver Taiwanese Film Festival (VTFF) began on Sept. 10, featuring eight Taiwanese dramas in a 10-day online event. The opening films this year were the thriller...

LA’s Union Station books another starring role: The Oscars

The Oscars are headed to downtown Los Angeles' Union Station this year for the first time, but the historic site and active transportation hub is already a movie star. John Parkinson...

Review: Sexy rom-com loses steam between Friday and 'Monday'

Monday. Ugh. The very word emits a chill. Monday means back to school, or work. Nose to the grindstone. Party’s over. Friday, meanwhile, is the opposite vibe. What’s great about Frid...

From rom-coms to murder: Hugh Grant is enjoying the darkness

When Hugh Grant accepted his Golden Globe in 1995 for “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” you could say he slayed the room — with the kind of boyishly befuddled, sweetly stammering speech he might have mad...

'Crossing Delancey' Director Joan Micklin Silver dies at 85

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joan Micklin Silver, who forged a path for female directors and independent filmmakers with movies including “Hester Street” and “Crossing Delancey,” has died. She was 85. ...

Diverse TV holiday season includes all-Asian Lifetime movie

In one scene from the Lifetime TV movie, “A Sugar & Spice Holiday,” a co-worker says to Suzy, an Asian American architect in Los Angeles: “I didn't know if Christmas was a big deal where you're fr...

No. 15 Iowa St would get title shot with win at No. 20 Texas

An Iowa State program that has alternately been an underdog and overachiever in its modest football history is on the cusp of going somewhere it's never gone before. Beat No. 20 Texa...

Review: Melissa McCarthy in 'Superintelligence'

It's a demonstrably difficult task to find a comic screen partner worthy of standing opposite Melissa McCarthy, so you have to appreciate “Superintelligence" for throwing in the towel. ...

Review: A breezy, lighthearted rom-com in ‘Happiest Season’

Who we are with our parents and who we are in a romantic relationship can seem like different people. For Harper (Mackenzie Davis), a newspaper reporter living a nice adult life in P...

Review: A rom-com gone wrong in Netflix's ‘Holidate’

If it didn’t actually exist, “Holidate” would sound like one of those fake movies within a movie. A couple of attractive singles decide on a low-stakes, no-commitment arrangement to be each other’s da...

Review: Did we need another 'Rebecca'? No, no we didn't.

It’s asking for trouble remaking Hitchcock, but with “Rebecca” you might be able to see a sliver of an opening. It’s justly revered as a ghostly Gothic masterpiece and the only film of Hitch's to win ...

Outlook not improving for beleaguered US movie theaters

About three quarters of the country’s movie theaters are open, but Americans are not going back in significant numbers in the COVID-era, even with new films coming into the marketplace weekly. ...